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Notebook: Offensive takes and double-takes

Head coach Brad Childress will take the win, but some of the offensive players were a little more critical of how things are going after a last-second field goal was needed to squeak out a 12-10 win over winless Detroit. Plus, see what the specialists and linemen had to say about miscues and corrections, and an explanation on not going for a two-point conversion.

It wasn't so long ago that the cheer was, "Let's go, Vi-kings," followed by a clap, clap, clap-clap-clap. During the second half of the Vikings' 12-10 win over the Detroit Lions – during which Minnesota trailed for 29:51 of the final 30 minutes – that cheer turned to "Fi-re Chil-dress," followed by the rhythmic clapping. Eventually, the fans had something positive to clap about and the coach... Recommended Stories